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July 31, 2018

HAVING SOLVED ALL OF ITS OTHER PROBLEMS

New Jersey May Declare an Official State Microbe

(Thanks to John Lobert, who says "I thought it would have been E. coli.")

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If the Passaic River doesn't at least a mention, there's going to be trouble.

When will the New Jersey official sub atomic particle come out ?

I thought for sure it would have been Snooki.

Chlamydia?

Whichever microbe is chosen the winner in New Jersey, it will be because it ordered a hit on the competition.

I think I prefer Oregon's official microbe: Saccharomyces cerevisia, AKA "brewer's yeast."

Ebola is at the top of the list

Your Chris Christie joke here.

Syphilis is just so old fashioned, but always in fashion.

Years ago, a NH legislature committee was debating yet another bill to name an official state product. Various lobbyists would pull strings for their clients to get some PR. At the hearing, I suggested an amendment to name a former governor the Official State Fruitcake. The proposed amendment and the bill went nowhere.

Wow, everyone knows Streptomyces griseus is the most slutty microbe.


@ Le Pet - I agree and will name that candidate/mafia mobster:

VOTE FOR SAL MONELLA

I think the spyrochetes are the absolute cutest. https://www.amazon.com/Giant-Microbes-Disease-Borrelia-Burgdorferi/dp/B000NO9HK2

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